May 2018 Americana, Railroad, Mining, & More Auction

Auction Details

Welcome to our May 2018 auction! This four-day sale has close to 3,000 lots in the following collecting categories: Native Americana, Cowboy & Western, Mining, Tokens, Numismatics, Bottles, General Americana, Railroadiana, and a large Bargain/Dealer Specials section.

Highlights include:

*Our first offering of tokens from a prominent Texas Collection.

*A new batch of railroad passes from the Potter Collection.

*A Mining section that features a new group of territorial Nevada stock certificates as well as rare California, Montana, Arizona, and Colorado pieces.

*A Cowboy section with spurs, bits, ephemera, and two incredible Pawnee Bill Wild West Show posters.

*Baskets, pottery, jewelry, rugs, points, art, and more in our Native Americana section.

*California soda bottles and rare Nevada medicine bottles.

*Numismatics incl. US and world coins, currency, scrip, medals, and other exonumia.

*Ephemera from the Al Adams Collection, Potter Collection, and Prag Collection including early US and world maps; Montana fort & Indian trader documents & early Montana mining pieces; early Idaho documents; Western postcards and postal history with a focus on Arizona; plus rare pieces from California, Nevada, Oregon, and more.

*A large Bargain/Dealer Section featuring both entry-level collectibles and large dealer lots ideal for resale. Our philosophy for this section is to help beginning collectors start their collections and to restock dealer inventories, therefore helping grow the collecting community as a whole.

Full Auction Schedule

Day One (May 7th, 2018) (Lots 1000-1734)
Native Americana (1000-1172)
Baskets
Pottery
Jewelry
Rugs & Weavings
Beadwork & Clothing
Points, Tools, & Weaponry
Art
Ephemera & Books
Cowboy & Western (1173-1264)
Spurs
Bits
Clothing
Buffalo Bill / Pawnee Bill
Ephemera
Mining (1265-1734)
Artifacts (Lighting, Signs, Explosives, Hard Goods)
Ephemera (Geographic Sort)


Day Two (May 8th, 2018) (Lots 2000-2754)
Tokens (2000-2249)
Numismatics (2250-2379)
Medals
Coins
Currency & Scrip
Ephemera
World’s Fairs & Expositions (2380-2406)
Gaming (2407-2431)
Bottles (2432-2654)
Insulators
Soda
Medicine
Misc.
Saloon, Brewing, Cigar, & Tobacco (2655-2718)
Beer & Brewing
Cigar & Tobacco
Jewelry (2719-2754)

Day Three (May 9th, 2018) (Lots 3000-3730)
General Americana

Day Four (May 10th, 2018) (Lots 4000-4752)
Railroadiana (4000-4189)
Passes
Ephemera
Bargains & Dealer Specials (4190-4752)
Gen. Americana
Mining
Numismatics
Tokens
Railroad
Postal


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Western European Currency4650 - Western European Currency
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Many different countries, over a hundred pieces of currency. HWAC# 61943 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*******m for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Island Country Currencies4651 - Island Country Currencies
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 40 pieces of currency from mostly Island Countries: Philippines, Bermuda, Barbados, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Fiji and others. HWAC# 61961
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Japanese Occupation Currency4652 - Japanese Occupation Currency
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About a hundred pieces of currency issued by the Japanese during their occupation of the Phillipines and other territories. Pesos, rupees and centavos
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to a********o for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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German/Russian Military Payment Currency4653 - German/Russian Military Payment Currency
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large lot of over 30 notes. HWAC# 61074 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6*******d for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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Mexican Currency4654 - Mexican Currency
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large collection of over 50 pieces of currency from Mexico. HWAC# 61959 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to q******s for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Middle Eastern Currency4655 - Middle Eastern Currency
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Forty pieces of currency from Iran, Iraq, Israel and other countries around the Mediterranean. HWAC# 61941 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to q******s for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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North Africa and Island Currencies4656 - North Africa and Island Currencies
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seventeen pieces of currency. Morocco,Bahrain, Lebanon, Egypt, Cuba, Curacao, Haiti, New Caledonia. HWAC# 61077 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to a********n.. for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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Russian Currency4657 - Russian Currency
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirty eight pieces of Russian currency. HWAC# 61958 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 6*******d for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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South American Currency4658 - South American Currency
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 50 pieces of paper money from Brazil, Peru, Chile, Argentina and others. HWAC# 61962 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to q******s for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Tirolian Currency4659 - Tirolian Currency
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirty nine pieces of small sized notes, many dated 1920. HWAC# 61643 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Disney Dollar, Wooden Nickels and 1917 Token4660 - Disney Dollar, Wooden Nickels and 1917 Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Disney Dollar c. 1988 with Mickey Mouse. Bimetal token, Puget Sound Mill and Timber co, Port Angeles, WA, 1917, rarity B in Schenkman. Approx 35 woode
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to q******s for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Edward VII Medals4661 - Edward VII Medals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven medals. Six holed, two with pins and ribbons. White metal, bronze and copper. Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) wa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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King George V & Queen Mary Medals4662 - King George V & Queen Mary Medals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of nine English medals, eight from King George V and Queen Mary celebrations. White medal, bronze, copper. One 1914 medal to a man named Chisholm
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********c.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Queen Victoria Medals4663 - Queen Victoria Medals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six: all holed for wearing, copper, bronze and white metal. HWAC# 61673 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Three Western Medals4664 - Three Western Medals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three bronze medals: Two commemorating the California Bicentennial (1769-1969) with a golden bear on the obverse, and "The Golden Land" wi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to q******s for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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U.S. Mint & Indian Peace Medals4665 - U.S. Mint & Indian Peace Medals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two bronze medals, each 3 inches in diameter. 1) United States Mint / Philadelphia / August 14, 1969 / Department of the Treasury; rev.: map of the U.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to k*******2 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Masonic Pennys4666 - Masonic Pennys
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of five: two Chicago; Titusville, PA; Woodland, CA, and a metal from Montreal (not Masonic.) HWAC# 61674 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to i*******m for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Miscellaneous U.S. Medals4667 - Miscellaneous U.S. Medals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 14 medals, three with ribbons. World War II, GAR, replica of the plaque placed on the moon, Diamond Head Hawaii and others. HWAC# 61907 Da
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to q******s for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Numismatic Miscellany4668 - Numismatic Miscellany
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Box of things: King Tut whiskey decanter; Morgan Dollar bank with a hole in the back where the thieves made off with the loot; Morgan Dollar bookends;
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to r*****5 for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Products of the U.S. Mint4669 - Products of the U.S. Mint
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four proof sets: 1976, 1978, 1982 1983.United States Bicentennial Silver Uncirculated Set 1776-1976. 1999 United States Mint 50 State Quarters Proof S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Souvenir Coin Gold Tag4670 - Souvenir Coin Gold Tag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early Americana Days of '49 $50 Gold Slug gold souvenir tag. 1.25" x 2". HWAC# 50037 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to r******7 for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Huge Hoard of AYP Pin Badges4671 - Huge Hoard of AYP Pin Badges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 84 pins from the Alaskan Yukon Pacific Exposition of 1908. Only 1/2 inch tall, these are bright brass historical lapel pins. The Alaska–Yuk
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***6 for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Tokens (200+) Includes 8 $50. Gold Slugs Replicas4672 - Tokens (200+) Includes 8 $50. Gold Slugs Replicas
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Many different tokens, Pike Peak Replicas (10), $50 Gold Slugs Replicas (8) ; Pastime Club Wendover Utah Tokens (10); please inspect. There is so much
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tokens from Arizona/Utah (approx. 300)4673 - Tokens from Arizona/Utah (approx. 300)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Grab bag of Tokens from .25" to 2". Many different values (parking tokens, some for 5 Cents in trade) & many more. HWAC# 57549 Da...
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Estimates : 90.00 - 180.00
 
 
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4 California Tokens and a San Francisco Driver Badge4674 - 4 California Tokens and a San Francisco Driver Badge
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2" white metal San Francisco Passenger vehicle driver 39894 Series E badge. 3 JP Ryan / Fresno / Calif //GF / 10c / In Trade, with punched P. S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Gold Slug Replicas (20)4675 - Gold Slug Replicas (20)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Imitation of famous California $50 Gold Slug Used by the Pioneers. HWAC# 57566 Date: Location: California
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9***5 for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Gold Slug Replicas (30)4676 - Gold Slug Replicas (30)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Imitation of famous California $50 Gold Slug Used by the Pioneers. HWAC# 57567 Date: Location: California
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9***5 for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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Gold Slug Replicas (30)4677 - Gold Slug Replicas (30)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Imitation of famous California $50 Gold Slug Used by the Pioneers. HWAC# 57559 Date: Location: United States
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9***5 for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Transport Tokens (50) Misc. Tokens4678 - Transport Tokens (50) Misc. Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Grab bag of miscellaneous tokens from transportation & various places in the U.S. including Miami Beach, Ida Grove Iowa, Valencia, California &a...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Mardi Gras Token (approx. 400 pieces)4679 - Mardi Gras Token (approx. 400 pieces)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Many different tokens from Mardi Gras ranging from "Jazz New Orleans, Charles Avenue Street Car";Thor's Fantasy Island; The Melody Lin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to s****y for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Hotel Raymond Mirror GF 10c4680 - Hotel Raymond Mirror GF 10c
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rough condition HWAC# 57946 Date: Location: Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Hotel Raymond Mirror GF 10c4681 - Hotel Raymond Mirror GF 10c
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rough condition. HWAC# 57947 Date: Location: Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to C********s for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Dewey Trade Nevada Token Hoard, 3 Pounds!4682 - Dewey Trade Nevada Token Hoard, 3 Pounds!
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A 3 pound hoard of copper Nevada tokens, hundreds of tokens! tok DEWEY TRADE / CHECK / ELY, NV //GF 5C / IN TRADE, multiple varieties, some with cente
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Assorted Nevada Tokens (20)4683 - Assorted Nevada Tokens (20)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes mostly copper and a few brass-London Pool Hall, McGill GF 12 1/2c, H E Sawyer GF 12 1/2c HWAC# 61348 Date: Location: Nevada
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Pastime Club Tokens4684 - Pastime Club Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Ten tokens NGC MS64: Obv.: Pastime Club / Wendover / Utah; Rev.: Good For / 50c / In Trade. Scalloped, Br., 28mm HWAC# 48239 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to D*****1 for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN4685 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Tokens (Approx. 200)4686 - Tokens (Approx. 200)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Grab bag of many different tokens from Utah, Princess Cruises, Rollers skating tokens & many more. HWAC# 57560 Date: Location: Unite...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Tokens (approx. 200)4687 - Tokens (approx. 200)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Grab bag of tokens from the 1984 Olympic Games Transportation token, brass token, $50 Gold Slug Replica; Amusement Games of Texas; & so much mor...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Tokens (approx. 300)4688 - Tokens (approx. 300)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A grab bag assortment of tokens from parking tokens to fantasy rides at carnivals to color tokens from Miami Beach, Florida. HWAC# 57552 Date:
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 90.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Anillo Restrikes / Obverse Mavericks4689 - Anillo Restrikes / Obverse Mavericks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very large lot of Anillo restrikes, obverse mavericks. HWAC# 40321 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Civil War Tokens4690 - Civil War Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 13: "Constitution Forever," "Our Army," "Army & Navy," and others. HWAC# 61912 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*******m for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Fantasy Red Light District Tokens4691 - Fantasy Red Light District Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of fantasy red light district brass tokens. This is a group of approximately 150, give or take, brass tokens made by Lukawitz/Gillio the 1960s f
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to e********u.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Fantasy Western Badges4692 - Fantasy Western Badges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large volume of six point Sheriff, Deputy, Marshall badges from the 1960s. This group, which consists of approximately 120 badges, was made by Stan Lu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to D*****1 for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Group of Merchant Tokens4693 - Group of Merchant Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven: 1) 1863; rev.: New York; 2) Steinfeld / Sole Agent for the U.S.; rev.: 70 Nassau St. New York; holed 3) Sherwood & Hopson / Utica ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to i*******m for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Large Token Grab Bag4694 - Large Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hundred's of tokens. Many in black plastic and unsorted. A real bargain assortment so take a chance and bid on it. HWAC# 57944 Date: Lo...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Medals and Tokens4695 - Medals and Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 30 medals and tokens. Two Spielmarks, a wrestling medal from Nebraska, a GAR badge from Delaware; an ANA 1978 bronze badge; tokens from the 1933
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Roll of 1804 Silver Dollar Tokens4696 - Roll of 1804 Silver Dollar Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Roll of cardboard tokens. Obverse: 1804 Silver Dollar replica with silver colored foil; Reverse: Buffalo Nickel reverse Wooden Nickel. The roll is 3 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Token Grab Bag Asortment4697 - Token Grab Bag Asortment
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 4# of many varieties of tokens and medallions. Includes Past time Club, Wendover, NV, $50 Gold Slug facsimilies, bridge and toll roads, McClask
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Token Grab Bag Asortment4698 - Token Grab Bag Asortment
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 4.2# of assorted tokens including $50 Gold Slug facsimilies, Willenbrock Pool Hall, 32 colored Mardi Gras tokens, Sidney L. Olson Miami Beach,
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Tokens (approx. 200) U.S. & Canada4699 - Tokens (approx. 200) U.S. & Canada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Grab bag full of tokens several from Canada Subway good for 1 fare; many parking tokens, Castle Amusement Park, Riverside California & many more...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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